a monoclinal structure or fold.
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British Dictionary definitions for monocline
a local steepening in stratified rocks with an otherwise gentle dip
- monoclinal, adjective, noun
- monoclinally, adverb
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Scientific definitions for monocline
A set of rock layers that all slope downward from the horizontal in the same direction.
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